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Individual parental controls. Can your router do this?

(5 Posts)
rara67 Wed 27-Jan-16 09:31:16

We have SKY broadband and use Shield to protect what comes into the house. I would really like to limit the time my DSs spend on line by setting automated time limits. A friend who has BT says that they can limit the wifi to their Ds's mobile and it get switched off from 8pm til 6am. Does SKY do this or would I need to buy another router and use some additional software? TIA

cdtaylornats Wed 27-Jan-16 22:03:48

THe Sky router can limit available times but only to everybody not individual devices.

deeskeydoo Sat 30-Jan-16 03:32:58

I work for BT and their home hub 4/5's parental controls are really good. I also know Talk Talk's router has similar. Not sure about sky, I'll try and find out

rara67 Mon 01-Feb-16 10:14:49

Thanks Dee, would be really interested. We were with BT for 30 years but changed to SKY about a year ago, so probably up for review (DH and DS1 really fed up that they cant watch certain football matches as we don't have BT Sport!) I don't really want to buy a new router if I could get one by changing provider.

Coatandhat Sun 21-Feb-16 19:15:22

We have Virgin super hub router and you can apply controls to individual devices - access for DS 15's internet devices is set to 10pm on weekdays for example.

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